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Nicky Samuels powers away on the bike to steal Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup

New Zealand’s Nicky Samuels used a daring breakaway on the bike to snap up her first career ITU Triathlon World Cup title today in Mooloolaba. Reigning World Champion Emma Moffatt of Australia came from behind and ran into second place. Barbara Riveros Diaz of Chile came across for third, despite having to serve two time penalties. Full results.

Former Ironman World Champion Michellie Jones and ITU World Number 3 Lisa Norden to headline Sydney Sprint Series at Kurnell

In what is arguably the hottest female field to be assembled at Kurnell in a long time former Ironman World Champion, Olympic silver medallist and two times ITU world champion Michellie Jones, current world ITU number 3 Lisa Norden, Lisa Marangon, Matilda Raynolds, Anel Stewart and up and coming age grouper Laura Siddall will be racing for overall honours on Sunday.

Tri Shave Sydney Triathlon Series Race 2 – Kurnell

The race was significant for a number of reasons. Race Manager Nick Munting had resigned from his position prior to the event and the challenge was there for volunteers, and the Triathlon NSW team, to put the race together while another director for the series is identified. The race was won by the older guard with not one person under 30 taking out the major places overall and Chris McCormack made an appearance.

Kurnell Triathlon 20th Anniversary Race Report

The 20th anniversary of Kurnell triathlons was celebrated on Sunday, 28th November. Some of the top finishers have given their thoughts on the race and how they went. In the woman’s race it was Australia 1-2 and South Africa 3-4. In the men’s race Travis Shields upset favourite Ben Hammond with Mick Maroney only seconds back in 3rd place.